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AKA’s One Time music video now out on VEVO

AKA – One Time

3rdWrldBoss, AKA, has just released the music video to his latest single, One Time, On VEVO. The music video for One Timefirst premiered on Top Billing playing out on the lifestyle show after their feature on AKA in Los Angeles and on set of his One Time music video shoot.

 

AKA’s One Time music video has few “faces of SA blessers” and celebrity cameos that are worth looking out for such as the likes of Da. L.E.S, Nomuzi, Yanga, Big Star and TRESOR just to name a few.

The One Time music video is shot to depict the high life most only dream of. AKA manages to capture and portray one of SA’s current phenomena in a fun and relatable way.

AKA’s One Time single first debuted in the UK on BBC 1 Xtra and has since garnered great traction and appreciation worldwide. Purchase One Time on iTunes here:https://goo.gl/i8e3WF

AKA has also just released the date of his next Supa Mega Show which will take place on 17 September 2016 in Cape Town, following his highly successful launch Supa Mega Show which saw the Zone 6 Venue in Soweto experience an unprecedented turn out.

 

Purchase your tickets now for AKA’s Cape Town Supa Mega Show to avoid disappointment. Tickets are available from Computicket here: http://goo.gl/ukXD7q

 

 

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Lingas Entertainment’s new house music Ngifuna Wena ft Decency

Josta SA

With close to 11 000 downloads already and radio airplay on stations in Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Eastern Cape, North West, Kwa-Zulu Natal and the Free State, Ngifuna Wena, is proving to be just the right track to cement this rising artist’s career in the music industry and is evident as to why Dr Malinga signed him to his record label, Lingas Entertainment.

Purchase Josta’s Ngifuna Wena ft Decency iTunes here: https://goo.gl/YVvnBc

Download Josta’s Ngifuna Wena ft Decency here: https://www.datafilehost.com/d/5c9330e2

Josta is a performing artist and a music producer who first hit the music scene when he released his hit single Mntwanomuntu ft Dr Malinga and Lukay Wa Lehipi. The song topped charts on many radio stations and music critics predicted his longevity in the music industry. Josta also produced Dr Malinga’s new hit single Sengizwile as well as Mpumi’s hit single, Yahweh.

The talented new house music sensation has worked with various reputable names in the music industry including the likes of DJ Choice and DJ Fortee. He also worked with hip-hop star Lection on his Basadi Basadi house version.

Make sure to purchase Josta’s Ngifuna Wena ft Decency and follow him on social media to see the progress of this rising star’s career.

Connect with Josta:

Facebook: Josta SA (https://www.facebook.com/josta.sa.9)
Twitter: @JostaSA
Instagram: @JostaSA

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Royal Suave releases new smash single titled True Story under Lingas Entertainment

Royal Suave

Talented rapper, Royal Suave, releases new smash single titled True Story and proves why he is an upcoming hip-hop artist to look out for and how he got a co-sign from Dr Malinga.

Listen to Royal Suave’s True Story single here: https://soundcloud.com/lingas-entertainment/royal-suave-true-story

Download Royal Suave’s True Story single here: https://www.datafilehost.com/d/5014b4aa

Royal Suave shows his lyrical expertise and flow on True Story as he pours his heart out on how he grew up and also shares his views on the current state of the rap game.

“It’s an honour to release my music with the backing of Dr Malinga and Lingas Entertainment. I brought my A Game on True Story and I trust that the country will receive the track well” shares Royal Sauve.

The Eastern Cape born rapper recently signed to Dr Malinga’s record label, Lingas Entertainment, and has already worked with an envious list of big artists and producers including the likes of Ab Crazy, Josta, Stilo Magolide and Dr Malinga himself.

Royal Sauve released his first single under Lingas Entertainment titled Awazi Fokol which featured Dr Malinga and Ab Crazy. After getting national airplay, the music video was shot and directed by Nicky Campos and Dr Malinga. The video was a great success receiving airplay on music channels such as Trace TV, MTV Base and even took the number #1 spot on Channel O’s SA Hottest Hip Hop hits.

True Story is a fitting second release for Royal Suave and his effortless lyrical flow on the track will definitely have many South Africans singing along.

Make sure to download True Story and request it on your favorite radio station. Stay posted on Royal Suave’s social media platforms for more exciting developments.

Connect with Royal Suave:

Facebook: Royal Suave (https://www.facebook.com/RoyalSuaveSA)
Twitter: @RoyalSuaveSA
Instagram: @RoyalSuaveSA

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TRESOR announced as supporting artist for Seal’s upcoming South African tour

TRESOR Riziki

Multi-platinum award-winning songwriter and soul singer, TRESOR, was announced earlier this week by Big Concerts as the supporting artist for Seal’s upcoming 3 city South African tour.

This announcement comes just after TRESOR took home the South African Music Award for “Best Pop Album” at the ceremony in Durban this past weekend.

TRESOR released his debut album ‘VII’ in September last year and the critically acclaimed project includes collaborations with AKA, The Soil, Khuli Chana and Beatenberg, as well as featuring the hit singles “Mount Everest”, “Never Let Me Go”, “Zambezi” and the newly released “Cachet”.

“I am truly honoured and overwhelmed by everything that has happened with my debut album. Winning this award is a major milestone and I’m truly grateful to South Africa for the incredible support and for giving me the platform to express myself artistically. To everyone who contributed to the album, thank you from the bottom of my heart. A major thank you goes out to my dedicated team at Vth Season, Sony Music Africa and Sheila Afari PR. Thank you for believing. Thank you for pushing the music! To all the fans: words cannot express how grateful I am. Watch this space, an epic musical journey awaits!” shares TRESOR.

Benza from Vth Season calls ‘VII’ a true definition of a dream project. “Where else can you get a debut album with features from 4 SAMA winners? This is a true testament to the love that the industry and fans all over Africa have for TRESOR. He is on the way to being a huge star. We are elated to be accompanying him on this journey.”

Since his arrival to South Africa, TRESOR (French for “treasure” and pronounced “Trezor”) has performed with the likes of Eddie Grant, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Freshlyground, Prime Circle, Goldfish and Lira, to name a few. He signed a flagship worldwide deal with Ultra Records at the end of 2015. More recently, TRESOR has also collaborated on hit singles with The Kiffness (“Evergreen”) and Da Capo (“Speed of Sound”), proving he is a versatile artist that is breaking down genre barriers in South Africa. He is also currently an active ambassador for the Nelson Mandela Children Hospital Fund.

Event Details

Sunday 12th June: Ticketpro Dome, Johannesburg
Tuesday 14th June: ICC Durban Arena
Thursday 16th June: Grand Arena, GrandWest, Cape Town

Connect with TRESOR Riziki

Facebook: TRESOR Official (https://www.facebook.com/tresor.official1)
Twitter: @TRESOROfficial / @VthSeason
Instagram: @ TRESOROfficial
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/tresorofficial
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/TresorMusicVEVO
Web: http://www.tresorofficial.com/

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Gigi Lamayne revealed as the face of Moshito 2016

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Four-time South African Hip Hop Award winner, Gigi Lamayne, has been revealed as the face of Moshito 2016 alongside 62 year old musician, journalist, film maker, actor and educator, Rodger Lucey.

This unlikely pairing is just the kind of fusion that shows off the diversity of Mzansi’s cultural richness and how arts unite all in their diversity.

On being selected as the face of Moshito, Gigi Lamayne expresses: “This is a first for female voices in hip hop and I’m glad to be the pioneer for it.”

The 2016 Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition is themed Censored: When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised. Moshito 2016 is all about the here, now, and relevant…revisited. Make sure to keep posted to Gigi Lamayne on social media for more exciting news around the upcoming Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition.

Catch Gigi Lamayne tonight on SABC 3’s Top Billing as she chats hip hop, family and graduating Top of her Media Studies class of 2015 at WITS University. Watch the sneak peek to her feature here:

Connect with Gigi Lamayne

Facebook: Gigi Lamayne (https://www.facebook.com/Queen.Gigi.LaMayne)
Twitter: @Gigi_Lamayne
Instagram: @Gigi_Lamayne
Website: www.dreamteamsa.co.za

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Ms Cosmo invited to guest DJ on Sway In The Morning, in New York City

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Award winning 5FM Radio Host and Club DJ, Ms Cosmo, has been invited to guest DJ on New York’s premium hip hop radio show, Sway In The Morning, which airs on the uncut hip hop channel, Shade 45, owned by the legendary hip hop maven, Eminem.

Sway In The Morning has been host to the world’s top hip hop DJs and artists such as the likes of Drake, Common, Snoop Dogg, Redman, T.I, Wyclef Jean and Talib Kweli just to mention a few.

“I’m really excited and looking forward to being a guest DJ on Sway In The Morning. All true hip hop fans globally are familiar with the Sway In The Morning show and the credibility this platform brings. It’s an absolute honour to be given the chance to showcase my skills on this world platform” expresses Ms Cosmo.

Ms Cosmo will be live on Sway In The Morning on Monday, 6 June 2016, from 09:30 – 10:00 EDT.

Connect with Ms Cosmo

Facebook: Ms Cosmo (https://www.facebook.com/MsCosmoDJPage)
Twitter: @MsCosmoDJ
Instagram: @MsCosmoDJ
Website: http://www.mscosmodj.com/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIQ50VvCjkVU47jARGEIYPg

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House of Flava presents new single, Ubusha Bakho, with Mo Flava & Kayvee ft Mzeezolyte

House of Flava

Metro FM radio personality and club DJ, Mo Flava releases his highly anticipated new single with Kayvee ft Mzeezolyte, Ubusha Bakho, presented by House of Flava.

Listen to Ubusha Bakho here: https://soundcloud.com/moflavadj/ubusha-bakho

 

In true Mo Flava style, fans can expect yet another classic house hit with his latest offering Ubusha Bakho, which is sure to be a club favourite this winter.

“I felt it was time for me to release some new music after the Soul Candi sessions project. I enjoy doing collabos, so I worked with a very talented boy KayV on production and Mzeezolyt on vocals. Mzee and I have done a song together before, and I love her work. KayV has worked on previous songs with me so it was easy for me to work with him again .This is one of many songs to come, and I’ll be working with more up and coming producers” expresses Mo Flava.

Make sure to request and listen out for Ubusha Bakho on your favourite radio stations.

Catch Mo Flava on #TheMorningFix on Metro FM week days from 8am till 10am.

 

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AKA’s Dreamwork ft Yanga music video now live

AKA’s Dreamwork ft Yanga music video

The highly anticipated music video of AKA’s Dreamwork featuring Yanga is now live. Watch it here: http://www.iiirdwrld.com/

The Dreamwork music video premiered on Channel O last week and trended on Twitter for 18 hours with around 200 MILLION impressions! Notably, these types of impressions are rare and more in line with worldwide trending events.

AKA keeps raising the bar in the music industry and his Dreamwork music video is testament to his consistency of pushing the boundaries and giving of his best as South Africa’s Most Important Player in the music industry.

The demand for the online version of the Dreamwork music video since its release has been like none other, with both fans and media requesting the video on a daily basis. #DreamworkVid trended all day yesterday when AKA announced that the music video was coming soon and again when it dropped at 11pm SAST. Fans in SA stayed up and fans outside of SA, like the USA also watched the video.

Much of the audience from social media reaction to AKA’s Dreamwork video was outside SA which is highly fitting as AKA has USA show dates on the East and West coast coming up. AKA has received his second BET Award nomination in the category Best International Act (Africa) and will perform at the BET experience on 25 June 2016, and will also perform in Brooklyn, New York on 4 July 2016. Other acts scheduled to perform at the BET experience include the likes of Snoop Dogg, Nick Cannon, Rae Sremmurd and Desiigner just to mention a few. Even as his international stardom grows, AKA will always be proudly South African and returns home to perform at the landmark arts and culture festival in Grahamstown on 7 July 2016.

Don’t forget to vote for AKA’s “Baddest” for the SAMA Record of The Year!

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Toya Delazy set to release her first single as an independent artist

Toya Delazy

Multiple award winning, BET Award nominated artist, Toya Delazy, is set to release her first single as an independent artist on 10 June 2016 both in the UK and South Africa titled, Nu High. Toya Delazy released the artwork online of a hand-drawn collage of what seems to be symbols of chemistry and love.

Toya Delazy shows her musical diversity yet again with her single Nu High, which is produced by Wes My Meds and Troydon Murison who also worked on Toya Delazy’s Forbidden Fruit song that won Best International Song at the Out Music Awards in New York this past January.

“I had a lot of fun creating Nu High. I’ve challenged myself musically with this single and it’s the first single I’m releasing on my own terms so it will always have special meaning to me. It’s humbling to have my first single as an independent artist being released in both the UK and South Africa. I can’t wait for the world to hear it!” shares Toya Delazy.

Toya Delazy has been spending a lot of time in the UK since her parting from Sony Music Africa and has taken the chance to get some fresh air and find herself, which is proving to have a positive impact on her music. Toya Delazy has also had the privileged to record at world renowned Metropolis studios, where world class international artists have recorded such as Rihanna, Pharrell, Amy Winehouse and Ed Sheeran just to name a few.

Toya Delazy will be in South Africa from 26 – 29 May 2016, before returning back to Europe for gigs to perform in Ireland and France in the first week of June.

Look out for more information around Toya Delazy’s Nu High single release to be shared soon.

Connect with Toya Delazy

Facebook: Toya Delazy (https://www.facebook.com/toyadelazy)
Twitter: @ToyaDelazy
Instagram: @ToyaDelazy
Website: www.delazy.com
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTHMm3OdQgc

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Mikky Jaggaz’s debuts the music video for his hit single, Vokda And Panties ft Gemini Major today

Mikky Jaggaz

Afro-beat artist and dancehall sensation, Mikky Jaggaz debuted the music video to his hit single, Vodka And Panties ft Gemini Major, this morning at 8am on MTV Base. The next airing of the music video on MTV base will be at 18:00 CAT today. Don’t miss it!

Mikky Jaggaz Vodka And Panties ft Gemini Major is now available on YouTube.

Watch the music video here:

The Vodka And Panties music video was shot on location in Durban and Johannesburg by Uprooted Media, who have shot some legendary music videos such as Kwesta’s Ngud’; Nasty C’s Juice Back; Wiz Kid’s Final (Baba Nla); Da L.E.S’s Summertime and Mafikizolo’s Colour Of Africa just to mention a few.

Mikky Jaggaz’s Vodka And Panties ft Gemini Major is the perfect music video to usher in winter with its tropical Caribbean look and feel that will transport you to a place of “summertime”.

 

“I’m excited for everyone to see the great work done on this music video. A big shout out to Gemini Major and Uprooted Media for bringing their best work to the table. The feedback for the single has been great so far and I’m sure my fans will appreciate the music video” expresses Mikky Jaggaz.

Mikky Jaggaz Vodka And Panties ft Gemini Major is currently on rotation on radio stations across the country from youth urban stations like YFM, to campus radio stations like VOW FM, North West University FM and Rhodes Music Radio, to community stations such as Mosupatsela FM and Tshwane FM.

Listen to Mikky Jaggaz Vodka And Panties ft Gemini Major here: https://soundcloud.com/mikkyjaggaz/vodka-panties

Connect with Mikky Jaggaz

Facebook: MJ Records NG (https://www.facebook.com/mjrecords.ng)
Twitter: @MikkyJaggaz
Instagram: @MikkyJaggaz

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